With the release of their much anticipated second album, the Vampire Weekend boys had a lot to live up to with new album, Contra. Whilst being the sound of 2008, it’s all too easy to find yourself still inadvertently reminiscing […]
Opening the show were Brit band Hexes, and Welsh act Kids In Glass Houses, whose bouncy pop-punk was well received, although a little formulaic. When Lostprophets hit the stage, the crowd seemed to enjoy songs from latest album, The Betrayed, […]
In my books, if a story includes a mysterious half-starved Russian man randomly being in Hamburg, linked in with a strong-willed idealistic German civil rights lawyer who happens to be a young lady, then the story is going to be […]
Hot Chip return with their fourth studio album and their most diverse and mature sound yet. However, I’m still not sold that’s a good thing.
To those who have never listened to Animal Collective before, I implore you: look to the vocals. When listening to this EP, they are, as with Strawberry Jam and Merriweather Post Pavillion, something to grip on to. Compared to some […]
Discovered by Justin Timberlake on YouTube, this is Esmée’s first album produced by JT, who also sings additional vocals and co-wrote the songs with Esmée. This talented young Dutch (who sounds American when she sings) offers a soulful R’n’B album […]
From the gods of Funky House comes this fusion of electro disco, futuristic sounds and retro grooves from the 70s and 80s. For a Hed Kandi aficionado, this was an album I wasn’t sure of. My love of Hed Kandi […]
White Lies have enjoyed 18 months of success; their first album ‘To Lose My Life’ debuted at the beginning of 2009 and turned out to be a strong album, finding success in the UK and later in the US.
Over-excited and slightly eccentric, Little Fish open up tonight. They are full of energy and their experimental, brash sounding music, with Toya Wilcox-sounding vocals, have a hard time getting the crowd warmed up, as at the moment there are so […]